Mike Vizard

Digital Transformation Driving VSM Adoption

The number of organizations using value stream management (VSM) to bridge the divide between DevOps and the rest of the business is expected to dramatically increase over the next two years. The shift is due, in part, to investments in digital business transformation initiatives. A survey of more than 500 executives, IT and business leaders …

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WhiteSource Adds SBOM Tool That Lists Vulnerabilities

WhiteSource has added a software bill of materials (SBOM) tool to its portfolio that, in addition to capturing the components of an application, also surfaces vulnerabilities that should be addressed. Many organizations are becoming more rigorous about making sure SBOM are attached to every software development initiative in the wake of an executive order issued …

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ServiceNow Acquires DotWalk to Gain AI for App Testing

ServiceNow today revealed it has acquired DotWalk to gain an artificial intelligence (AI)-infused application testing capability that runs natively on its software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform. Joe Davis, senior vice president for platform engineering at ServiceNow, said that testing capability will be made available free of charge to all organizations that build custom applications on the company’s …

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Netlify Acquires OneGraph to Integrate GraphQL APIs

Netlify this week announced it has acquired OneGraph, a provider of a platform that simplifies the integration and management of application programming interfaces (APIs) based on the GraphQL query language. At the same time, the company is committing $1 million to sponsor open source projects and setting aside $10 million for a Netlify Jamstack Innovation …

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Cortex Expands Microservices Catalog to Improve Collaboration

Cortex, a provider of a catalog for tracking the ownership of microservices, today announced it has added a service creation capability that enables developers to use templates to scaffold new services in five minutes. In addition, the company has added a Cortex Teams offering that improves collaboration across teams of developers working on interdependent microservices. …

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LogicMonitor Introduces Unlimited Log Data Retention

LogicMonitor today announced it will provide an option that allows IT organizations to retain an unlimited amount of log data on its software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform. Tej Redkar, chief product officer at LogicMonitor, said one of the issues that is holding back advances in observability is the cost of storing log data. LogicMonitor has decided to …

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Plutora Enhances VSM Platform with Release Insights

Plutora has enhanced its value stream management (VSM) platform to provide dashboards that enable DevOps teams to better optimize application delivery. Jeff Keyes, vice president of product marketing and strategy for Plutora, said dashboards added to the platform will make it possible for application release managers to leverage predictive analytics to manage application delivery in …

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Nobl9 Adds Hydrogen Platform to Surface Technical Debt Issues

Nobl9 today unveiled a Hydrogen platform that makes it simpler for DevOps teams to identify technical debt issues as they manage service level objectives (SLOs) as code. Hydrogen enables DevOps teams to define SLOs using a simple wizard or by embedding code within their application as part of a DevOps workflow. That code is then …

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